Ichapuram (also known as Ichchapuram) is a city and mandal headquarters that is located in the district of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. It is bound in the north and in the west by Orissa, in the south by the Kaviti mandal and in the east by the Bay of Bengal. Ichapuram lies in the border of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. It is located near Berhampur which is Orissa’s commercial capital.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of budget-friendly hotels to stay at near Ichapuram. These are Parameswara Lodge (Tariff - Rs. 200 onwards), Sri Sai Lodge (Tariff - Rs. 200 onwards), Utkala Lodge (Tariff - Rs. 200 onwards), New Krishna Lodge (Tariff - Rs. 200 onwards).
The official language of Ichapuram is Telugu. English and Hindi are also spoken here.
Navratri (September), Deepavali (November) and Ugadi (March/April) are some of the major festivals celebrated in Ichapuram.
Places of Interest
There are numerous places to visit near Ichapuram. They are Berhampur (25 km), Brahmapur (25 km), Hinjilicut (44 km), Chikiti (12 km), Patrapur (14 km), Kaviti (14 km) and Gopalpur (30 km.)
How to Get There
The Bhubaneswar airport is the nearest to Ichapuram and it is located 192 km away.
The Ichapuram railway station is the closest station and is located 2 km from the town.
There are many buses that run to this area. Some of the best private travel agencies are considered to be Diwakar Travels, Kesineni Travels, SVR Tours & Travels and Navin Travels. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.